HCSO: Man fires weapon, barricades himself inside east Harris County home

Officials say an armed man was taken into custody without incident after a standoff with HCSO
December 14, 2013 8:15:31 PM PST
A man was arrested Saturday night without incident after a standoff with the Harris County Sheriff's Office High Risk Operations Unit in east Harris County.

The HROU, which is the county SWAT team, was called to assist the Harris County Precinct 3 Constable's Office at a home in the 13200 block of Ambrosa at Siera Drive, near Tidwell and East Beltway 8 in the Sierra Ranch subdivision.

According to officials, a male subject discharged a weapon several times in his residence. HROU members were attempting to coax him out of the home.

The standoff ended peacefully and the man was taken into custody.

No additional details were released. Pct. 3 deputies will consult with the district attorney's office for charges.

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